This is a parenting website backed by 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. There is general information related to child health as well as more specific guidance on parenting issues. Information regarding the American Academy of Pediatrics many programs and activities can also be found here. The information from this site comes from the nation’s leading child health experts that support the information provided on the website.

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CDC Birth Defects

This website provides information on birth defects in general. Sub-pages provide resources documenting the public health burden of birth defects and their complications in the United States. Statistics on the occurrence of some of the more common birth defects and links to additional information and resources can also be found here.